The Roanoke Girls

by Amy Engel | Mystery & Thrillers |
ISBN: 1473648394 Global Overview for this book
Registered by wingJ4shawwing on 11/28/2017
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Journal Entry 1 by wingJ4shawwing on Tuesday, November 28, 2017
ABOUT THE BOOK:
After her mother's suicide, fifteen year-old Lane Roanoke came to live with her grandparents and fireball cousin, Allegra, on their vast estate in rural Kansas. Lane knew little of her mother's mysterious family, but she quickly embraced life as one of the rich and beautiful Roanoke girls. But when she discovered the dark truth at the heart of the family, she ran fast and far away.

Eleven years later, Lane is adrift in Los Angeles when her grandfather calls to tell her Allegra has gone missing. Did she run too? Or something worse? Unable to resist his pleas, Lane returns to help search, and to ease her guilt at having left Allegra behind. Her homecoming may mean a second chance with the boyfriend whose heart she broke that long ago summer. But it also means facing the devastating secret that made her flee, one she may not be strong enough to run from again.

Journal Entry 2 by wingJ4shawwing at Mold, Wales United Kingdom on Tuesday, November 28, 2017

Released 11 mos ago (11/28/2017 UTC) at Mold, Wales United Kingdom

CONTROLLED RELEASE NOTES:

MY REVIEW:
I really enjoyed the narrative of this adult fiction debut from author Amy Engel.
In the words of Meredith Grey, it brought dark and twisty in full glory and I loved it for that.
A very awkward plot to stomach, but the unapologetic delivery - in somewhat of a "no holes barred" approach - was very refreshing.
This was completely my kind of book.
Excited to discover more from this author.

Released as part of the Wish List Tag Game - Parallel Thread

Journal Entry 3 by wingCross-patchwing at Leicester, Leicestershire United Kingdom on Monday, December 04, 2017
Thank you, arrived this morning, thanks to our lovely postman Gary and the kind J4shaw, participating in a Wishlist tag.

Journal Entry 4 by wingCross-patchwing at Leicester, Leicestershire United Kingdom on Sunday, July 15, 2018
Gripping, slightly flawed by the predictability of the real Roanoke life, but well worth a read.

Journal Entry 5 by wingCross-patchwing at The Peace Cafe in Leicester, Leicestershire United Kingdom on Friday, July 20, 2018

Released 4 mos ago (7/20/2018 UTC) at The Peace Cafe in Leicester, Leicestershire United Kingdom

WILD RELEASE NOTES:

Coffee in The Peace Cafe coupled with a little BookCrossing. Nothing better.

Journal Entry 6 by Sparkish at Fleckney, Leicestershire United Kingdom on Friday, July 20, 2018
Thanks for thinking of this one for me, it looks interesting :-)

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